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Pontifical Academy of Sciences: Quiz


Question 1: Georges Lemaitre (1894-1966), one of the fathers of contemporary cosmology who held the office of President from 1960 to 1966, and Brazilian neuroscientist ________.
Aristides LeãoCarlos Chagas FilhoMedicineMiguel Osório de Almeida

Question 2: Har Gobind Khorana and ________ (Physiology, 1968)
George Emil PaladeJames D. WatsonMarshall Warren NirenbergJoshua Lederberg

Question 3: The leader of the first academy was the famous scientist ________ Galilei.
Scientific methodScientific revolutionIsaac NewtonGalileo Galilei

Question 4: ________ (Chemistry, 1962)
Dorothy HodgkinMax PerutzJohn KendrewLinus Pauling

Question 5: ________ and Mario J. Molina (Chemistry, 1995)
Kary MullisFrank Sherwood RowlandRichard SmalleyPaul J. Crutzen

Question 6: ________ (Physics, 1914)
Max PlanckMax von LaueJames FranckAlbert Einstein

Question 7: The Pontifical Academy of Sciences (Latin Pontificia Academia Scientiarum) is a scientific academy of the Vatican City, was founded in 1936 by ________.
Pope Pius XIPope John Paul IIPope Paul VICatholic Church

Question 8: Forty years later (10 November 1979), John Paul II once again emphasized the role and goals of the Academy, on the 100th anniversary (centenary) of the birth of ________:
Albert EinsteinIsaac NewtonScientific methodRelationship between religion and science

Question 9: ________ (Physiology, 1945)
Howard Florey, Baron FloreyCharles NicolleCharles Scott SherringtonAlexander Fleming

Question 10: ________ (Physiology, 1963)
Frank Macfarlane BurnetAndrew HuxleyJohn Eccles (neurophysiologist)Alan Lloyd Hodgkin


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